The two-car crash occurred just before 1:30 p.m. in the 100 block of East Ridge Road, Griffith police Cmdr. Keith Martin said.
Griffith Cpl. Jason Gary and Highland Cpl. John Hinkle will be among the first responders to receive awards at the Griffith Safety Board meeting.
A laundry pickup and delivery app has come to Northwest Indiana.
Loved ones remember former Griffith athlete Tyree Riley with balloon release and candlelight vigil.
Times sportswriters James Boyd and Mike Clark discuss the latest Region sports news, including the death of former Griffith basketball player Tyree Riley, as well as the Kouts and West Side boys basketball teams advancing to semistate.
"I think this was just a little bit of what we're going to really get when we actually have the (funeral) service. ... I had people come from Texas, California and Alabama to be here (Friday)," said Decerrie Riley, Tyree Riley's mother.
"To know Tyree was to love Tyree. The first time you met him, you were going to remember him. ... That's what brought me the most joy about my baby, my child," said Decerrie Riley, Tyree Riley's mother.
"It was considered indoctrination of young people into a certain religion," board attorney Joe Svetanoff said.
Officers learned gunshots had been fired during a confrontation between a Griffith man and man in a sports car, Griffith police said.
It appeared that there was no known intent in the shooting, police said.
Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. confirmed the existence of a pending settlement between Hammond and towns of Highland, Munster, Griffith, Dyer and city of Whiting during a City Council meeting this week.
The Town Council voted unanimously to create an airport board to work under its wing. The committee's formation does not automatically mean the town will make the purchase.
The remains of John Houlihan, 69, are currently in the care of the Lake County coroner's office.
Griffith's Ariel Esquivel, Julissa Hamm and Marisa Esquivel rank first, third and 10th on the Panthers girls basketball all-time scoring list, respectively.
The man at one point tried to pull himself, and two officers in turn, back into the freezing water and pleaded for police to kill him, an official said.
Part of the sanitary district deal requires an independent firm to perform a cost of service study to base future rate increases on the actual costs incurred by Hammond.
Most recently in mid-January, Griffith officers took advantage of the decreased foliage and frozen water to search again, but no evidence or leads were found.
"Although I have not been able to make my way down to the Statehouse, my dedication to serving the people of Indiana has not changed," said state Sen. Frank Mrvan, D-Hammond.
Six candidates are competing Saturday to succeed U.S. Rep. Frank J. Mrvan, D-Highland, as trustee of Lake County's North Township.
Robert A. Grady, 26, ran from the crash at Ridge Road and Arbogast Street in Griffith and was found hiding in a shed in the 1600 block of Jay Street, according to court documents.